I'm using Magento for my webshop and my homepage uses a new products widget. I want to change the sort order for the products within the widget.
I searched for hours but I can't figure it out.
The block for displaying new product is:
see the function _beforeToHtml() default sorting is done by start date descending:
You can copy this block to code/local and replace it with position or the sort order you want... or extend it with a Magento extension.
You might want to search Magento Connect to see if there is any module that would fit your needs.